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Widecombe Parish Council Agenda
WIDECOMBE PARISH COUNCIL
Clerk - Mrs Suzanna Hughes LL.B (Hons)
16 Westwood Cleave, Ogwell, Newton Abbot.TQ12 6YE
Telephone: 01626 330311 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Councillors Newbolt-Young, Booty, Lewis, Morley, Nosworthy, Routley, Tame, Tempest & Wallace
You are hereby summoned to attend a MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL to be held on THURSDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 2012 at 7.30pm in Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor.
District Councillor Jeffery, County Councillor Gribble and Community Police Officers.
Members of the press and public are welcome.
Clerk to the Parish Council
The public and members of the Parish Council are invited to comment on items on the agenda or any other matter they feel should be brought to the attention of the Parish Council
(Limited to 15 minutes).
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Members are reminded of their responsibility to continually update their Notice of Registerable Interests and invited to state whether they have any interest in the items to be discussed during this meeting in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct.
3. RATIFICATION OF MINUTES
To approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 5th July 2012
4. POLICE REPORT
5. COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORT
6. DISTRICT COUNCILLOR’S REPORT
7. DELEGATES REPORTS
8. STANDING ORDERS
To receive, approve and adopt revised Standing Orders
9. DISPENSATIONS UNDER THE NEW CODE OF CONDUCT REGIME
To agree how the Parish Council will determine requests for dispensations
10. DATA PROTECTION LICENCE
To acknowledge the requirement to obtain a Data Protection Licence and approve the cost of £35.
11. MATTERS ARISING
(a) Widecombe Fair - to address any outstanding matters
(b) Tree survey and proposed works - to report on action taken
(c) Rural Energy Report – to receive
(d) Letter from Leusdon Memorial Hall – request for funds
(e) Funding Opportunity - Dartmoor Sustainable Development Fund (DSDF) (up to £400)
(f) Council Tax Benefit Changes - To receive notification from Teignbridge District Council that changes will be made to Council Tax Benefits from 1 April 2013 and that Teignbrdige District Council will conduct a consultation regarding the changes between 6 August and 1 October 2012.
(g) Rural Skip Service – Saturday 6 October 10am-4pm
(h) Consultation: Teignbridge Economic Development Delivery Plan Consultation
(a) Payments for approval:
Cheque no 000774 - Clerk’s salary and disbursements - £256.42
Cheque no 000775 - Rupert Baker (Tree survey) - £326.50
Cheque no 000776 - WDSG - £1,000 (grant)
Cheque no 000777 - Leusdon PCC - £500 (grant)
(b) Small grants scheme – to consider applications from the following organisation:
(i) Leusdon Memorial Hall
(a) New applications/appeals
(i) 0453/12 – Single storey side extension at Neds (formerly Foxley), Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(ii) 0457/12 & 0458/12 (LBC) – Extensions and alterations to provide an additional bedroom at Hannaford Manor, Poundsgate
(iii) 0460/12 & 0461/12 (LBC) – Internal and external alterations to house including replacement windows and roof slate, re-instate demolished threshing barn and garage to form photographic studio and stores, plus other various works at Dunstone Manor, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(iv) 0467/12 – Alterations to roof to provide dormers at Merrypark, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(v) 0471/12 – Single storey dwelling to provide ancillary staff accommodation, replacing fire damaged caravan accommodation at The Old Inn, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(vi) Appeal against Part Refusal to issue a Certificate of lawfulness - - Land at Chittleford Farm, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(i) Erection of agricultural livestock building (12.2m x 18.3m) at field 8933, Cator Ground, adj to Riddon Farm, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Application has been withdrawn.
(ii) Retention of temporary classroom including exterior cladding, County Primary School, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(iii) 0294/12 – Conversion of cartshed to stables and demolition of existing adkoining summerhouse, Old Glebe House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(iv) 0259/12 – Alterations to roof to provide dormers and erection of new garage, Merrypark, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(v) 0291/12 & 0296/12 (LBC) – Change of use of agricultural land to garden, removal of section of curtliage listed wall and erection of garage/workshop/livestock shed, Lower Cator House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(c) Tree/Hedgerow notifications
(i) Bittleford Farm, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
(ii) Widecombe Green – Horse chestnuts
(a) Leusdon PCC - letter of thanks for donation
(b) WDSG - letter of thanks for donation
(c) New Operations Centre for North Dartmoor Search & Rescue Team – request for funding
(d) Invitation from Anne Marie Morris to attend a meeting for parish council representatives – 19 October
Other items for information only will be placed in the circulation folder
(a) Update from Scott Riddell, DCC Highways
(b) Maintenance/Pothole map
(c) To report on any other highways issues.
14. MATTERS OF INFORMATION AT THE DISCRETION OF THE CHAIRMAN
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on 4 October 2012
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